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Butterfly Wing Inspires Photovoltaics

Nanostructures on solar cells helps increase their sunlight absorption rate by 200%

Mimicking the nanostructures (nanoholes) present on the wings of the butterfly Pachliopta aristolochiae scientists have created nanostructures on solar cells that help increase the cells' sunlight...
Children, Math

Engaging children in math at home helps them enhance their other skills

A team of scientists at Purdue University have published a study in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology wherein they have shown how engaging...
Brain Cognition

Improving psychiatry theory and prediction using mathematical tools

Psychological studies have started incorporating tools from other disciplines - primary among them being mathematical models that help integrate insights emerging from studies of...
Incidence Cases of Cholera by time

Mathematics helped predict when cholera epidemic in Yemen would peak

Epidemics - though infrequent in current day and age - are a menace when they actually happen and predicting them would definitely give us...
Librem 5

Purism announces plans for Librem 5 smartphone, raises $93,994

Yet another open source smartphone is in the works with Purism announcing its plans of launching a privacy-respecting GNU/Linux smartphone called Librem 5 as...

Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark reaches feature freeze stage

Ubuntu developers have confirmed that Ubuntu 17.10, the Artful Aardvark, has now reached the feature freeze stage and from now on will mostly see...

QupZilla web browser part of KDE project, renamed to KDE Falkon

The QupZilla open-source web-browser is now a part of the KDE project and as a part of this move it has been renamed KDE...